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Friday, January 20, 2017 (All day)

(Jan. 20-Feb.2) — A new restoration of Julien Duvivier's 1947 thriller based on a novel by Belgian crime titan Georges Simenon. In the Paris suburb Villejuif (you do the translation), Vivian Romance is the vixen Alice and Michel Simon is the shutterbug Monsieur Hire. A "near-perfect piece of film craftsmanship" — Pauline Kael.
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Friday, January 20, 2017 - 10:30am

The first book-length study to explore this central question in the context of the new anti-Semitism. Kosher dairy lunch included.
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Friday, January 20, 2017 - 6:45pm to 7:30pm

Kabbalat shabbat for 20s & 30s with Chazzan Benny Amar, plenty of food from Grill 212, singing and community. Topic of the evening "Excuses, Excuses — How We Tend To Shirk Responsibility."
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Friday, January 20, 2017 - 7:00pm to 9:30pm

On the day our 45th president is inaugurated — at a moment of rising anti-Semitism, Islamaphobia and fear of the Other — a Muslim expert of Holocaust studies will describe her personal journey to reconcile the seemingly irreconcilable. Join Saviv 20s & 30s at 7:00pm for drinks, followed by services at 7:30pm, and a reception serving America's favorite patriotic snacks.
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Friday, January 20, 2017 - 7:00pm to 10:00pm

Join Downtown MJE as we “Fight the Frost” with hundreds of YJPs in their 20s & 30s for a spirited social and gourmet catered themed dinner. Open Bar.
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Friday, January 20, 2017 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm

(Jan. 20-Apr. 8) — On Inauguration Day, Jeremy Lawrence remounts Alan Lareau's cabaret/subversive cris de coeur against the dangers of intolerance. The evening is filled with remarkable songs by 11 queer composer/lyricists from Nazi Germany's Berlin underground, seven of whom were Jewish. The show’s English lyrics and special material are written by Lawrence, who also created the English lyrics on Ute Lemper’s widely praised recording, “Berlin Cabaret Songs.”
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Friday, January 20, 2017 - 7:45pm

​Make new friends and eat good food! Join fellow BJ members in their 20s/30s for a potluck Shabbat dinner after 6:30pm Kabbalat Shabbat services. All food should be dairy/vegetarian.
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Saturday, January 21, 2017 (All day)

World premiere of a film diary that follows director Amos Gitai at the time of the Oslo Accords. It includes excerpts of an extended interview with Yitzhak Rabin and other leaders shortly before Rabin’s assassination. U.S. premiere of a narrative film based on the real-life 1948 encounter between French author Louis-Ferdinand Céline, accused of collaborating with the Nazis, and Milton Hindus, a young, Jewish American literature professor.
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Saturday, January 21, 2017 - 7:00pm

Drawing from the rich soil of American music of the 20s and 30s through to the 50s and early 60s, blending elements of early blues, hokum jugband, swing, klezmer, New Orleans R & B and Jamaican rocksteady. Most of it's tunes are originals, but keep an ear out for cover versions of Slim Gaillard, Jimmy Rogers, Jaybird Coleman and Irving Berlin. Lead Wade Schuman will send the audience home humming & stomping.
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Saturday, January 21, 2017 - 8:00pm

Only Beethoven, Schubert, Stravinsky, and Tchaikovsky: Limits without Limitations at InterHarmony Concert Series. 
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